Re: [MBZ] Kaleb!! - a Match for your Euro W126!

2015-06-06 Thread Jon Agne via Mercedes
Hmmm.  I just happen to be in Orlando on a layover…


 On Jun 6, 2015, at 1:11 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes 
 mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 Well when a new one costs the same as a new one from 20-30 years ago that 
 should speak volumes 
 
 Sent from my iPhone
 
 On Jun 6, 2015, at 12:07 PM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 I drove #1 boy's 300SE the other day.  I am truly impressed by the fit and 
 finish compared the the w220.  The w140 is just the apex of luxury and 
 comfort.  The driver seat feels like you are sitting you your granddad's 
 favorite chair when you were a kid.  Big, fully supportive and expensive.  
 The full Pullman experience.  The S430 is a korean car in contrast.  Plastic 
 that just cracks and fails if you look at it.  Leather is paper thin and of 
 lesser quality than what was used in the E300D.
 
 
 clay 
 
 2002 s430 - Victor, a Stately  well tailored chap
 1974 450sl -  Frosch - Two tone green
 1976 300D - Blei Vanst - it looks silvery
 1972 220D - Gump - She was green, simple and ran
 1995 E300D - Gave her life to save me against a Dame in a SUV
 POS 1987 SDL - Beware Nigerian Scammers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 5:40 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote:
 
 I would rather jump on this:
 
 http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060315514.html
 
 This is the W140 I was going to look at but didn’t.  There’s got to be 
 something fishy going on here, as if the car was as described it should 
 have sold a long time ago.
 
 If he gets down to $2500 by the end of next week I’ll buy it.
 
 Dan
 
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 8:38 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes 
 mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 You should jump on that, key should be easy to get
 
 Sent from my iPhone
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 7:35 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes 
 mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 Just find the keys!
 
 http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060434994.html
 
 Dan
 
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Re: [MBZ] Kaleb!! - a Match for your Euro W126!

2015-06-06 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Yeah, I’m not sure about that.  Looks like he painted the wheels a couple of 
weeks ago, as it used to have the stock silver color on them.  Not sure what 
the seller was thinking, but it doesn’t add to the look of the car in my 
opinion.

Dan


 On Jun 5, 2015, at 10:45 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes 
 mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 Looks nice but what's the deal with the wheels? I thought something was fishy 
 with that 600 which is why I did not jump on it but As it turned out it may 
 have been a good deal after all.
 
 Sent from my iPhone
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 7:40 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com 
 wrote:
 
 I would rather jump on this:
 
 http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060315514.html
 
 This is the W140 I was going to look at but didn’t.  There’s got to be 
 something fishy going on here, as if the car was as described it should have 
 sold a long time ago.
 
 If he gets down to $2500 by the end of next week I’ll buy it.
 
 Dan
 
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 8:38 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes 
 mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 You should jump on that, key should be easy to get
 
 Sent from my iPhone
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 7:35 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes 
 mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 Just find the keys!
 
 http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060434994.html
 
 Dan
 
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Re: [MBZ] Kaleb!! - a Match for your Euro W126!

2015-06-06 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Well when a new one costs the same as a new one from 20-30 years ago that 
should speak volumes 

Sent from my iPhone

 On Jun 6, 2015, at 12:07 PM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 I drove #1 boy's 300SE the other day.  I am truly impressed by the fit and 
 finish compared the the w220.  The w140 is just the apex of luxury and 
 comfort.  The driver seat feels like you are sitting you your granddad's 
 favorite chair when you were a kid.  Big, fully supportive and expensive.  
 The full Pullman experience.  The S430 is a korean car in contrast.  Plastic 
 that just cracks and fails if you look at it.  Leather is paper thin and of 
 lesser quality than what was used in the E300D.
 
 
 clay 
 
 2002 s430 - Victor, a Stately  well tailored chap
 1974 450sl -  Frosch - Two tone green
 1976 300D - Blei Vanst - it looks silvery
 1972 220D - Gump - She was green, simple and ran
 1995 E300D - Gave her life to save me against a Dame in a SUV
 POS 1987 SDL - Beware Nigerian Scammers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 5:40 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote:
 
 I would rather jump on this:
 
 http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060315514.html
 
 This is the W140 I was going to look at but didn’t.  There’s got to be 
 something fishy going on here, as if the car was as described it should have 
 sold a long time ago.
 
 If he gets down to $2500 by the end of next week I’ll buy it.
 
 Dan
 
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 8:38 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes 
 mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 You should jump on that, key should be easy to get
 
 Sent from my iPhone
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 7:35 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes 
 mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 Just find the keys!
 
 http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060434994.html
 
 Dan
 
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Re: [MBZ] Kaleb!! - a Match for your Euro W126!

2015-06-06 Thread clay via Mercedes
I drove #1 boy's 300SE the other day.  I am truly impressed by the fit and 
finish compared the the w220.  The w140 is just the apex of luxury and comfort. 
 The driver seat feels like you are sitting you your granddad's favorite chair 
when you were a kid.  Big, fully supportive and expensive.  The full Pullman 
experience.  The S430 is a korean car in contrast.  Plastic that just cracks 
and fails if you look at it.  Leather is paper thin and of lesser quality than 
what was used in the E300D.


clay 

2002 s430 - Victor, a Stately  well tailored chap
1974 450sl -  Frosch - Two tone green
1976 300D - Blei Vanst - it looks silvery
1972 220D - Gump - She was green, simple and ran
1995 E300D - Gave her life to save me against a Dame in a SUV
POS 1987 SDL - Beware Nigerian Scammers








On Jun 5, 2015, at 5:40 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote:

 I would rather jump on this:
 
 http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060315514.html
 
 This is the W140 I was going to look at but didn’t.  There’s got to be 
 something fishy going on here, as if the car was as described it should have 
 sold a long time ago.
 
 If he gets down to $2500 by the end of next week I’ll buy it.
 
 Dan
 
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 8:38 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes 
 mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 You should jump on that, key should be easy to get
 
 Sent from my iPhone
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 7:35 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com 
 wrote:
 
 Just find the keys!
 
 http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060434994.html
 
 Dan
 
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Re: [MBZ] Kaleb!! - a Match for your Euro W126!

2015-06-05 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I would rather jump on this:

http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060315514.html

This is the W140 I was going to look at but didn’t.  There’s got to be 
something fishy going on here, as if the car was as described it should have 
sold a long time ago.

If he gets down to $2500 by the end of next week I’ll buy it.

Dan


 On Jun 5, 2015, at 8:38 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes 
 mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 You should jump on that, key should be easy to get
 
 Sent from my iPhone
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 7:35 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com 
 wrote:
 
 Just find the keys!
 
 http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060434994.html
 
 Dan
 
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Re: [MBZ] Kaleb!! - a Match for your Euro W126!

2015-06-05 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
You should jump on that, key should be easy to get

Sent from my iPhone

 On Jun 5, 2015, at 7:35 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com 
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 Just find the keys!
 
 http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060434994.html
 
 Dan
 
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Re: [MBZ] Kaleb!! - a Match for your Euro W126!

2015-06-05 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Looks nice but what's the deal with the wheels? I thought something was fishy 
with that 600 which is why I did not jump on it but As it turned out it may 
have been a good deal after all.

Sent from my iPhone

 On Jun 5, 2015, at 7:40 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com 
 wrote:
 
 I would rather jump on this:
 
 http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060315514.html
 
 This is the W140 I was going to look at but didn’t.  There’s got to be 
 something fishy going on here, as if the car was as described it should have 
 sold a long time ago.
 
 If he gets down to $2500 by the end of next week I’ll buy it.
 
 Dan
 
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 8:38 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes 
 mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote:
 
 You should jump on that, key should be easy to get
 
 Sent from my iPhone
 
 On Jun 5, 2015, at 7:35 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com 
 wrote:
 
 Just find the keys!
 
 http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5060434994.html
 
 Dan
 
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